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Jan 2, 2013 7:00pm PST
says that eric cantor told him that he was 99.9% sure that a sandy package would in fact make it to the floor. and this was before last night. what happened? >> these -- this relief package for the victims of hurricane sandy, focusing on the damage in new york and new jersey was expected to be handled last night amidst all of the fiscal cliff drama, and about an hour before midnight as far as we know house speaker john boehner pulled the vote on this. he quietly said there was going to be no vote. and chris christie tried to get in touch with the speaker. he called boehner four times, never got a response. and really this was an 11th hour last-minute surprise. and that's why you saw so much anger. the worst of which were from republicans. and i think sort of the last-minute, surprising nature of this really set off all of these folks today. >> jennifer: so the question is why, andy? with not bringing that bill to a vote was that maybe boehner's way of reminding everyone that he is still in charge? >> there is also a shakespearean element if you will to these kinds of issues and dram
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Jan 3, 2013 3:00pm PST
eric cantor said so that it protects too many women because it included protection for immigrants for lesbian, transgendered people and african-americanand. >> jennifer: presumably they're not women enough, they don't deserve to not have violence inflicted upon them. >> all groups of people have not been equal in american history. not all groups of people have not been dwell in history. when we say women, we mean vulnerable women, women of color, native american women they're all the most vulnerable. separating women who have the privilege to get abortions elsewhere, the same thing as you mentioned before, there are other kinds of unproductive freedoms from those who don't and make sure that those who have to fight and scratch to survive. >> jennifer: this is happening again and again and again. how can women get fired up about this? >> well, i'm so fired up. i had to wear purple, that's how fired up i am. >> jennifer: i got orange. >> we have fire colors. first thing, women in general have to see this as part of a global phenomenon. that we are different and distinct, but we're a
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